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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Abbots Morton, Worcestershire, WR7

Guide Price £565,000

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Enchanting Character Cottage And Detached Annexe. No Upward Chain.

The original Village Blacksmiths Cottage and Forge, offering up to six bedrooms and four reception rooms in total at the heart of this beautiful village. EPC = F. EPC = D.





Communication (Road) Nook Cottage is superbly placed for access to the surrounding centres of Alcester 5, Evesham 9, Pershore 10, Worcester 12, Stratford 12, Solihull 20, Birmingham 25, London 100, M5 (J6) 11, M42 (J3) 15 (all mileages are approximate). (Rail) Railway stations are available at Evesham, Stratford, Redditch and Worcester.

Situation Nook Cottage enjoys an intimate and secluded location at the heart of the conservation village of Abbots Morton, renowned for its exquisite picturesque housing stock and quintessential atmosphere, offering all the beauty of the countryside yet splendidly accessible to the social and commercial centres of Worcester, Stratford, Redditch and Solihull. The parish church of St Peter's is of Saxon origins. The nearby market town of Alcester, the riverside town of Evesham and the Georgian town of Pershore all provide excellent day-to-day facilities. This idyllic rural position is easily accessible to the M5, the M42 and the main motorway network.

Description A charismatic grade II listed period residence complete with an exceptional detached annexe, dating back to the 17th century comprising the original blacksmiths cottage and forge. The home now benefits from light and comfortable interiors of enormous character ideal for pure enjoyment of village life, the growing family, for annexe purposes, for working from home and for peaceful entertaining. Nook Cottage: an excellent porch gives protection from the weather whilst a traditional leaded-light door leads into a delightful hallway. A magnificent inglenook provides the focal point of the drawing room. Exposed timbers dress the walls and ceilings and a dual aspect gives a fine quality of light to include a view across the countryside. Further wonderful timberwork adorns the dining room, a lovely space for informal entertaining or formal dinner parties. There is a charming sitting room also enjoying marvellous character and a pleasing outlook. The kitchen breakfast room is classic country with a suite of modernist units under complementary work surfacing interplaying with further timberwork and period features. There is a built-in fridge together with space and plumbing for a dishwasher, washing machine and Neff combination cooker and hob. The breakfast area can cater for a large family. There is a useful utility room offering an everyday entrance to the home if preferred. The first floor lies off two staircases and enjoys good ceiling heights, a rare asset for the period. The principal bedroom is well served by built-in wardrobes and has a lovely view onto the wooded hillside to the east. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are both lovely double rooms blessed with fine character and features. The bathroom is impeccable in white having a free standing roll top bath together with a self-contained shower cubicle with power shower.

The Forge is an outstanding detached annexe currently presented as guest/extended family accommodation, arranged over two floors to provide a spacious living room with kitchenette together with an airy double bedroom and an immaculate en suite shower room. On the first floor are two vaulted rooms currently a double bedroom and home office.

There is also a notable detached double garage. The property is approached off a self-owned track leading to one other house and with a public footpath. The gardens have pleasing outlooks and are generally laid to lawn and multi-vehicle stone chipped driveway.

General Information

Services Oil fired central heating, mains water, mains electricity, mains drainage.

Local Authority Wychavon District Council. 01386 565000.


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14 July 2009

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